Previous The Canadian Album, Men of Canada, Vol. 1 (1891) Next

 

MEN OF CANADA.

35

ALEXANDER YOUNG SCOTT,
B.A., M.D., Professor of Prac-
tical Biology in Trinity
Medical College, Toronto, was born on
October 12th, 18J9, in Chesterfield,
County of Oxford, Out His father
was Alexander Scott, merchant there.
On the 6th of August, i889, Dr. Scott
was married to Margaret S. Ritchie,
daughter of Hugh Ritchie, formerly of
Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland. He began
his preliminary education in the Strat-
ford public schools. From 1878 to
1882 he attended Toronto University,
where he graduated with the highest
honors. After graduating in 1882, he

was appointed to the position of Science Master in Upper Canada College, and while engaged teaching there, he entered Trinity Medical College, and graduated in medicine in 1887 with first-class honors. In 1891 he was appointed Dean and Lecturer on Chemistry and Botany in the Ontario College of Pharmacy, and in the same year was elected manager of Deer Park Presbyterian Church. Dr. Scott is also a member of the Royal Arcanum. He was an officer in the North-West Rebellion of 1885 and took part in the engagements of General Middleton's column at Fish Creek and Batoche.

Picture

Previous The Canadian Album, Men of Canada, Vol. 1 (1891) Next